Facing criminal charges can come as a shocking and stressful situation for any individual. Luckily, they may be able to find out what legal options may be available to them that could potentially benefit their situation. If an individual is charged for alleged sex crimes, he or she may want to explore the criminal proceedings for such offenses and how they may be able to move forward with their case.
Facing accusations of aggravated sexual assault of a minor is a serious matter that must be addressed quickly and aggressively. From the potential personal and professional consequences associated with such an egregious allegations to stiff criminal penalties, including jail time and sexual offender registration, there is no time to wait building a strong criminal defense when facing accusations of a serious criminal sex crime.
Possessing or distributing child pornography is a serious criminal offense in the United States. Individuals accused and convicted of possession child pornography can face serious criminal consequences, including long prison sentences. In addition, people charged with a sex crimes involving child pornography are also classified as sex offenders, a classification that can have incredibly serious, life-long consequences.
The rules of evidence were created to limit the introduction of prejudicial evidence, and to ensure that the evidence that was allowed had some substantive impact on the matter at hand. Despite this very noble goal, evidence that lacks scientific validity, substantive currency and, worse of all, evidence that biases the jury is introduced on a regular basis. This is especially true in cases involving sex crime charges.